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-year anniversary of superstorm sandy's landfall on the northeast and the destruction that it brought to a ruinous path through connecticut, new york, new jersey, and rhode island. and i will be joined today on the floor and ask unanimous consent that we be permitted to engage in a colloquy by my colleagues from new york, senator schumer; and from rhode island, senator whitehouse, if there is no objection. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. blumenthal: thank you, mr. president. i can scarcely capture in words the awesome, monstrous power of this storm as it hit the northeast. and as i traveled through it, i was near the coastline of connecticut, traveling some of the roads in the midst of this storm as it ripped through my state, tearing apart communities along our coast, destroying homes and businesses, displacing families, forever altering the shoreline itself. and anybody who questions the power of nature at its most destructive should have seen this storm as it unfolded and the damage that it left in its wake. in fact, in connecticut, $770 million in damages. what i remember from to
, literally, one year ago and mighty superstorm sandy knocking on our door, this was a day of changing tum mulletious weather waves in excess of 15 feet. check out a video called megamonday to see how big those waves were. the tremendous huge snows in garrett county, probably our hardest hit county in the state would be the incredible snow and damage with that in garrett county, just one year ago. in the meantime, nothing but a few showers. through midday tomorrow 60 and 64 by 4:00. almost no wind. quiet on the range as they say and temperature wise in the mid- 60s south of us. 60 in baltimore. a few upper 50s to the north. again, quiet tonight and tomorrow. clouds will thicken up. we could see a passing shower. more unsettled weather begins to edge in. along the boundary which drifted south, some cooler temps. area of low pressure along the front and it could mean brief showers unless all the moisture gets rung out in the mountains. computer models splitting in terms of will we see rain. some indications that the showers will diminish and some that they will hang together. not a lot of ra
.terrorist attack. >>> coming up on al jazeera america. it has been a year since sandy hit and people are still dealing with their insurance companies. antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is tly or isis targ you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on >> welcome back. texas is now appealing a decision, about abortions, opponents claim it is unconstitutional, the judge agreed. states attorney general claims that the case could go all the way to the supreme court. well checking the big board, stocks not moving as much today on data as consumer confidence offsets the positive earning
.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. today marks the first anniversary of superstorm sandy ,itting the ne east coast becoming one of the most a struct of storms in the nation history. after first pummeling cuba, jamaica, and the dominican republic, sandy made its way up the east coast. the storm ultimately killed 150 nine people, damaged more than 650,000 homes. thousands of people remain displaced. as the new york region marks the first anniversary of the hurricane, hurricane strength winds are battling northern europe today. at least a dozen people have been killed across britain, germany, the netherlands, denmark, and france. later in the show we will look at the superstorm sandy recovery effort and speak to a woman who is still displaced from her home. we begin today's show with former irish president mary robinson. she served as president of ireland from 1990 to 1997 and you and high commissioner for human rights from 1997 to 2002. she now heads the mary robinson justice.n climate i recently sat down with her in new orleans the meeting of groups.ental >> climate justice starts
sandy forever changed the landscape of 24 states. how well have we recovered? and what's ahead. >>> plus, st. louis juggled both the world series and "monday night football." >>> britney spears is unknowingly helping the u.s. fight somali pirates. >>> and he's just your average 8'3" happy groom. "early today" starts right now. >>> this is "early today" for tuesday, october 29th. >>> good morning. i'm richard l u6789 i'm richard lui. an obama care bombshell. an investigation finds the obama administration reportedly knew for at least three years that millions of americans would not be able to keep their health insurance. that has been one of president obama's key selling points for his new health care law. >> if you've got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. >> but four sources deeply involved in the affordable care act tell nbc news between 45% to 50% can expect to find a cancellation letter in the past year. the reason, their existing policies do not meet the minimum standards mandated by th
, super storm sandy made landfall in my part of the united states. its impact up and down the east coast were devastating and heartbreaking. new york, new jersey, parts of new england were hit particularly hard. in delaware, we did not experience the level of devastation that was inflicted on our neighbors to the north and to the east, but our state did receive significant damage. in total, there were over 200 detectives attributed to superstorm sandy. today we remem remember the lives lost and those forever impacted by this storm. as i travel through delaware during and after the storm i saw some of the massive impacts of that storm firsthand. but i saw something else as well. i saw people from all walks of life pulling together, helping one another and taking care of their neighbors. the impacts of that superstorm are still fresh in my mind today as we continue to rebuild. in delaware, new jersey, in new york, and other places up the east coast. but not only are the impacts of the superstorm still fresh in my mind, something else is as well and that is this: the extraordinary efforts o
. >> one year after hurricane sandy, some families still have not been able to pic pick up the pieces. why an insurance loophole is preventing some from rebuilding their storm-ravaged homes. >> good morning. welcome to august america. it's great to have you with us. i'm stephanie sy. >> i'm thomas day den. the national security agency is now under fire here at home. >> both the president and congress are considering changes that would limit the n.s.a.'s sweeping ability to collect intelligence. >> words like constraint, transparency and increased oversight are now used when talking about the future of the nation's spy agency. >> a bipartisan group of lawmakers is expected to introduce a bill that could curtail the n.s.a.'s powers to indiscriminately collect personal information. >> the u.s.a. freedom act is authored by patrick lahee. it would provide restrictions against who the n.s.a. could target and require the government to delete information it collects accidentally, more aggressively than it does now. the bill has a dozen co sponsors in the senate and 70 in the house. meanwhile, sena
tank down the stairs. >> one vicious sandy and one loving sandy in the same night. >> breaking news tonight as police search for the man who robbed one woman and sexually assaulted another in hyattsville. it happened along beltstown road on east, west highway. debra is there live right now with the latest on the investigation. debra. >> and they say he attacked not one, but two women in two separate groups right here in the woods. it happened earlier today and they say with helicopters in the air, this man hunt is on. if he can attack one person, he can attack two people, who knows what he could do next. >> crime tape search dogs, cops with guns. this is the response when you have a brazen sex attacker on the loose. police say it was after 2:00 this afternoon when two women in their 20s were walking along the ground of the plaza towers apartment complex here in hyattsville. they pass a van, they head into the woods. there's walking trails there. he follows, he starts to sexually assault one, hear something stopped, and takes off. then he comes across a second group, this time they
storm sandy slammed the shore impacting tens of thousands of people. many families are still struggling erica continues our original series surviving sandy one year later where a loophole in the national flood insurance program has survivors still stranding. it is is first home they had owned before super storm sandy slammed into their shoreline town. >> it was hart breaking. >> yeah. >> it was heart wregeing. >> but it was kind of -- it was tough to separate out our situation from everybody else's because there was such a collective heartbreak. where are you one year later? >> basically, exactly the same place we were. this is basically where the foundation cracked all the way down through the footing. which buckled the inside of the house and the floors. >> first things first, fix the foundation, since they had flood insurance, they thought they were covered, but when they went to collect their claim with the national flood insurance program that's run by fema, they were flatly denied. even if the earth movement is caused by flood. >> it made absolutely no sense that you can have a wh
museum at ellis island damaged in the storm, reopened its doors. >> sandy is not a one of a kind storm. the reality is it could let any time, anyplace. >> unbelievable. going from flooding rains a year ago to a beautiful picturesque end to your evening. 61 in the city. pear of fives in ellicott city. go down to the south. here come some clouds. we are anticipating more clouds. believe it or not, clouds will act as an insulator keeping our numbers mild. 50 in the city. cooler to the north and west. frederick around 39. some showers are working through the ohio valley. that could be in here by tomorrow morning's commute. we'll talk about that not seven- day forecast. >>> in less than an hour a meeting will be held to talk about the affordable care act. it is being held from 7 to 8:30 mat good samaritan hospital. >>> speaking of that site, the consecutive director of the hockey, change said she's in the satisfied with it. they're working with the main contractor to make all the changes and improvements. >>> well, for the first time we are hearing an aful -- apology from the people involve
over nsa spying on foreign leaders. will the white house dump the program? >>> and sandy, one year later. new jersey governor chris christie answers victims who claim they are forgotten. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> obviously, you're going to want to know exactly what the president knew and when he knew it. >> the white house under fire for nsa spy secrets. >> president obama saying that he was not aware until recently of spying on heads of state. >> but the "los angeles times" reports the white house signed off on the program. but the president did not know that raises serious questions. >> i've been imprisoned by allegiant airlines or over eight hours. >> passenger aboard the allegiant 1032 had to be on three different flights because of mechanical problems at oakland international airport. >> yes, ma'am. >>> the white house acknowledging there are some individual existing health care plans that do not qualify for obama care. >> what is the political fallout when the other guys committing su
today to mark one year since superstorm sandy first came ashore in new jersey killing 71 people in that state. 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. 26,000 people are still out of their homes. >> our conversation with new jersey governor chris christie permitting he was the face of disaster response but we begin with elaine quijano in seaside heights, new jersey. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah and viewers in the west. sandy was the biggest and fiercest storm ever to hit new jersey, costing the state nearly $40 billion in damage. recovery has been slow and for many it's far from over. when superstorm sandy slammed ashore last october, more than 100 miles of new jersey's coastline bore the brunt of it. communities split in half homes crushed, others simply washed away. in seaside heights the same boardwalk and heart of the shore town's economy took a pounding. >> this is our lives, how we feed our family, support ourselves. >> reporter: mike carbone had to completely rebuild the first and second floors of his restaurant aft
of eavesdropping, and i don't think they can, it ought to end right now. >> hurricane sandy, a history making event coming ashore and changing the map of the coastline in some places. >> the comeback coast. one year ago today millions were bracing for the impact of hurricane sandy. it was the superstorm strong enough to carve out a new shoreline, bring a presidential campaign to a halt and test resilience of communities across the east coast. >> you can see the water up to my knees, more importantly, a record storm surge here in new york city. >> it's been an all day battle between mother nature in the form of hurricane sandy. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. at this time last year sandy was a category one hurricane still hours away from making landfall in new jersey. as the storm gains strength, residents up and down the eastern seaboard were bracing for impact. some of the communities devastate add year ago are still reeling a year later. nbc's al roker was on the jersey shore when sandy hit and has an update on the still ongoing recovery. >> sandy slammed ashore one year ago, new
superstorm sandy came ashore, many of the victims are still struggling to get their lives back on track. >>> and heading home. the red sox return to boston needing one win to clinch their first world series at fenway park in 95 years. >> got it! park in 95 years. >> got it! and the red sox win game five. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, october 29th, 2013. good morning, good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, a senior obama administration official says the u.s. is considering ending its spying on friendly heads of state. it's part of a fallout following revelations that the u.s. has spied on german chancellor angela merkel and 34 other foreign leaders. president obama said he was unaware of high level ungz dral eavesdropping but the los angeles times reports that the state department signed off on the process and a key part that is calling for total review of u.s. intelligence programs. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. there is no final decision yet from the white house about ending the
families to spend a bit more time. >> thank you. one year since superstorm sandy wreaked havoc across the east coast. a lot of families still struggling to pick up the pieces. thousands of people are displaced, staying in hotels, staying with friends or families. many haven't fwun to repair their battered homes. there's a new problem mounting for the community. many may have no choice but to leave for good because of skyrocketing insurance rates. some homeowners say flood insurance rates could go up by as much as 500% to nearly $10,000 a year because avenue federal law passed after sandy. sandy victims are questioning the pace of aid. in august the government just announced $5 billion of the $60 billion aid damage has been spent. another $5 billion began to filter out yesterday. that's 50 out left hanging in the balance. superstorm sandy claimed 182 lives in the united states and we'll have more on that in "morning joe" as well. that brings us to our twitter question. it's a little east coast bias and we apologize to the rest country. where were you when sandy hit and even if you were
it was in 2007. coming up next on al jazeera, it has been a year since hurricane sandy hit, and people who were hit the hardest still having to deal with their insurance companies. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> then this friday at nine eastern, we open up the conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. (vo) gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. this sunday: it seemed like a normal adoption >> do you think this family has a lot of secrets? >> it's like there's an open book as far as the family goes. >> (son - off screen) i fully believe that i was adopted by strangers. (vo) until one day ... >> (son - off screen) i found out everything i thought i knew, was a lie. (vo) al jazeera america presents open secret super storm sandy destroyed thousands of homes up and down the eastern seaboard. especially hard hit the coastal
>>> sandy anniversary one year ago. the superstorm averaged the east coast. >> the communities struggling to survive. >> hello, i'm jessica kartalija. >> i'm don scott. here is what people are talking about today. >>> people up and down the east coast including maryland hunkered down as superstorm sandy roared through. 137 people were killed and hundreds of thousands of homes were killed. we are in breezy point, new york as the recovery efforts continue. >> reporter: construction crews are hard at work in breezy point one year later removing pieces of an old foundation. half the neighborhood is not back in its home after the superstorm triggered a massive fire. >> there had to be about 70 homes fully engaged, flames 50 to 80 feet high. >> he spent the next six months rebuilding his home. >> i can't believe it's a year. >> reporter: sandy cause destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes, flowed lower manhattan and left a roller coaster in the ocean. 350 homes in breezy point were destroyed. high school students that lost their homes are pitching in on this year anniversary, formi
superstorm sandy. >> what a year. >>> good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> so many people perplexed this morning is it really possible the u.s. was eavesdropping on ally world leaders for years and president obama didn't know? no one told him? phone conversations from u.s. friends like german chancellor angela merkel. the administration insists the president did not know. now he is ordering a full review of the nsa surveillance operations and the foreign relations fallout. here is more from our chief national security correspondent jim sciutto. >> reporter: president obama would not confirm the nsa was spying on the phone calls of u.s. allies like germany's chancellor angela merkel. >> the national security operations generally have one purpose and that is to make sure that the american people are safe. i'm making a review to make sure what they are able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> reporter: senior administration officials tell cnn president obama did not know about the nsa surveilla
today. >> super storm sandy a year later. we will see how the worst natural disasters in new jersey is being remembered. >> the top questions congress have in a few hours for the administration official at the center of the troubled obamacare [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> a year ago today, super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions washing homes into the ocean and left neighborhoods underwater. the recovery effort has been ongoing since. we take you to new jersey. >> good morning, kristen. they are still rebuilding at this beach. the boardwalk is new and the sand has been raised to protect the residents. a lost signs of progress but there is still a lot of work to do. a year after super storm sandy's fury along the east coast, signs of recovery. ellis i'll left in the dark if -- for months, re-open. the seaport is back open for business after 85 percent of the businesses were shut. in long beach, a new 2.2-mile ford walk that is supposed to withstand the next storm. >> we have made great problem but that means not
of america found itself battered underwater. superstorm sandy leaving havoc in her wake. 180 people died in neighborhoods were destroyed. we are in breezy point, new york, one of the hardest hit areas. how's the recovery effort going there? peninsulahis narrow that juts out into the atlantic ocean vulnerable to flooding at the best of times and one year ago tonight, it was the worst of times. tide, a 14t high foot storm surge. think of the power of the wave down the wind recorded at more than 90 miles per hour in the new york harbor that destroyed homes here which started an inferno burning to the ground more than 100 homes on this trip where i'm standing now. resilientn and this and resourceful community has started to rebuild and many of those who live here are first responders, police officers, firefighters. the storm wreaked havoc up and down the eastern seaboard. we have a report on the struggle to rebuild the new jersey. >> things may be, on the anniversary of superstorm sandy but it is anything but. >> the area we are standing in was the actual restaurant. >> this time last year,
. >>>. >>> our special series surviving sandy one year later. loopholes and flood insurance making it tough for families to rebuild. that's tomorrow morning at 7am on al jazeera america. >> hello, welcome back. tonight it's going to be a very dangerous night for some people. we are looking at freezing rain that is falling in some parts of the northern plains. i'm going go up a little closer and you can see how the storm is evolving. the storm came out of the pacific. you can see the circulation here across nevada. it's more than nevada and california, it's to the northern plains. where you see the blue is snow. where you see the pipping is -- pink is freezing rain. it's the dangerous precipitation that can fall, because it comes as rain and freezes on contact to the roads. if it is cold enough. actually, we do now have freezing rain advisories in parts of south dakota - sorry, wyoming as well as into nebraska. dangerous if you are driving. hopefully by tomorrow morning when the sun comes up it will not be a problem, but you can see it - that the rest of the western states are dealing with w
for the affordable care act online debacle. >> oh my gosh, that's beautiful. >> and helping survivors of sandy reclaim some of their most precious belongings. >> some of america's top intelligence leaders were in the hot seat on capitol hill today. they were there to answer difficult questions about recent revelations about u.s. surveillance programs, the hearing took place as lawmakers considered new legislation that would limit the nsa's ability to gather information. randall pinkston joins us at capitol hill. what happened in those nsa hearings today? >> well, tony, the hearing ended an hour ago after an unusual three and a half hours technique. the members of the house select committee on intelligence complimented the work of the national security agency which as you know are under fire since the revelation by former nsa analyst edward snowden that revealed documents that showed that they had been listen together phone conversation or scooping up the phone numbers of conversation of american citizens. the director of national intelligence said that the information was gathered legally, and
, but it has been a year since super storm sandy devastated the east coast. 181 people from the caribbean to long island, were killed. and tens of billions of dollars in property were damaged. including many homes on maryland's eastern shore. wjz is live with complete coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram takes a look back at the storm's impat. but we begin with alex demetrick, who spent the day on chrisfield. the maryland town hit hardest by sandy. >> reporter: recovery is ongoing at chrisfield and will be for sometime. >> reporter: when sandy hit chrisfield, the bay worked its way into ruth fountain's bedroom. >> oh. it was water into the bedroom, into the dresser drawer. just couldn't imagine what it was like. >> reporter: the storm surge turned the town's dock into kindling. and ruined foundations, heating and electrical systems. >> they have been through a lot. because there were people who lost everything. there are people who have damage to their homes. that it's going to take a long time to repair. >> reporter: a nail at a time, one job after the next. from infrastructure like a
hurricane sandy. miles o'brien reports on how new york city is preparing for the next superstorm. test one year later the people who keep this city running are scrambling to figure out how to keep dry as the storms and the sea level rises. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to
since super storm sandy slammed in to the eats coast in the u.s. 182 lives were lost and the storm caused $65 billion in damage. making it the second costliest storm in this nation's history. less than 10 billion of the 50 billion in emergency aid from the federal government has been distributed. those are the headlines, "america tonight" is up next on al jazerra america. just looking out for each other. >> we are all alive and we have food to eat. nothing else really matters. >> as grown up as the perspective seems, they are kids who found mun -- fun way. >> when we cleaned up we didn't realise how powerful the power washers was. >> a few found a silver lining. >> i was imagining it would be like christmas. >> they are the perfect example of how resilient kids can be. there's no doubt the storm affected them all. now, their parents were sitting off to the side of our interview, and one mother told me this group conversation was the first time she had heard her son describe his feelings just after the tomorrow. >>>. >>> our special series surviving sandy one year later. loopholes a
victims. >>> also tonight, remembering sandy. a superstorm that washed away the innocence of the jersey shore. >> my dad was looking out the window at the firemen. >>> they're bringing on the moves, the heat and the age of a timeless art. >>> geed evening. i'm joie chen. thanks for being with us. tonight we begin our week-long focus on sexual assault on campus and the impact on victims. what we found in weeks of reports at a variety of college campuses is the repeated belief campus rape is the result of miscommunication or things getting out of hand. allegations that amount to murky he said/she said that are impossible for schools and law enforcement to adjudicate. the reality is that can be a very mistaken assumption. rape is rape not a misunderstanding. sometimes by students who prey on intoxicated fellow students, and often get away with it. our report begins with correspondent chris bury. >>> obsession dental college in los angeles private and pricey is known for its commitment to social justice. so it is even more striking that this campus has reports of rape and sexual assault, mu
sandy barreled into the northeast. dozens of people were killed, and there were billions of dollars worth of damage. in dozens of coastal communities, it's a day to remember. though it's not in daily headlines, the recovery continues. vinita nair reports. >> reporter: one year after super storm sandy damaged or destroyed 2,000 homes in breezy point, new york, there are signs of rebirth and regrowth. volunteers marked the anniversary, planting sea grass, on top of a new diewrn that was set to protect the towns. there is still a lot of healing to do. and the heal suggest far from over. >> right now, every conversation we have leads to hurricane sandy. i look forward to the day when we move beyond that. >> reporter: it was a day of community service here in breezy point. and dozens of beach towns in new york and new jersey. sandy was a $60 billion storm, the second most costly in u.s. history. >> everything was donated. >> reporter: in far rockaway, new york. single mom, rosa vasquez showed us around her completely renovated home. we met her back in january, when volunteers for habitat
a year after super storm sandy devastated the east coast. >> plus, the story that we were talking about, the bra that tweets an important message to women when it becomes unhooked >>> covering daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> there are reports of another fiery crash involving the tesla model s electric sedan which reportedly went up in names ambassador crashing through a concrete wall this mexico. another one caught fire after hitting road debris to washington state early this month. federal officials are not investigating either of the cases because there is no indication that the first was caused by safety defects. the agency does not investigate accidents outside the united states. aan analyst believes that electric cars are the secret to a profitable future for apple. in a letter to the apple c.e.o. an analyst says that the technical giant should take a close look at the auto sector. if apple were to buy bay area based tesla they would give apple revenue growth that is not sustainable from smart devices. >>> sandy survivors are celebrating th
is a big day, the anniversary of hurricane sandy. we have indra petersons, she's down in a place that became the face of devastation, seaside heights, new jersey. indra, good to have you there today. >> thank you, chris. it really is hard to believe it has already been a year since superstorm sandy really impacted the region. i'm actually standing in front of where the jetstar roller coaster used to be. if you look over my shoulder, there was nothing there. it was torn down in may. we have signs of progress. you can see, we're right in front of the casino pier. 90% of the businesses here on the boardwalk are open. they're hoping to have more open by next summer. we'll give you a deeper look into sandy coming up in a bit. i want to talk about a storm system impacting today. that storm system could bring as much as 10 inches into portions of wyoming and colorado, heavy winds, winter storm warnings in effect in that region. the reason this is so significant, you have that cold air clashing with the warm air into the south. so with that, the jet stream going right over that panhandle
our surveillance. somber anniversary. one year ago today superstorm sandy forever changed the landscape of 24 states. how well have you recovered and what's ahead? plus st. louis juggled both the world series and monday night football. britney spears is unknowingly help the u.s. fight somalia pirates. and he's a happy groom. good morning i'm mara schiavocampo. the obama administration knew for three years that millions of americans would not be able to keep their health insurance. one of president obama's key selling points for his new health care law. >> if you got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. if you like your plan you can keep your plan. >> but four sources deeply involved in the affordable care act tells nbc news between 50% and 75% of americans can expect a cancellation letter over the next year. that's because their existing policies don't meet the standards mandated by the new health care law. 2010 obama care regulations also cite a normal turnover in the insurance market. the white house is pushing back on nbc
build in the atlantic. sandy ripped across the shoreline leaving behind about $70 billion in damages. nbc bay area jay gray is on the boardwalk this morning and seaside heights with a closer look at the ongoing recovery efforts across the region. >>> sunrise in thep strikea year after sandy is still struggling to come back. >> it's terrible and tragic. it's nowhere close to getting any better. sdroo did you think when all this happened that a year later you would be in this can be? >> never. we honestly figured maybe six months, and we would have a home. >> reporter: many who lost their homes are gij to lose hope. >> we're told we're going to see progress soon, but i look around, and i see no progress. >> reporter: desperation, they understandúz in seaside height. recovering from the wind, the water, and the wave of flames that ripped through four blocks and 50 businesses. this morning new jersey governor chris christie talked about how a slow start for the recovery is hard for families and communities to bounce back. >> they took 92 days for the federal government to act on a
hurricane sandy hit the northeast and people are still dealing with insurance claims to clean up of hurricane sandy estimated to be around $65 billion. u.n. officials confirm an outbreak of polio and syria the first in 14 years. there are ten confirmed cases, most of those tested are babies and toddlers. last week the u.s. launched a campaign to immunize 2.5 million children against polio and other diseases. those are the headlines here on al jazeera. real money with ali velshi is next. >> we've all heard if you like your plan you can keep it. not so fast. while millions who already buy their own health insurance are sick over what obamacare could do to their bottom line. just in time for the holidays one expert said the consumer landscape is the land mediocrity. and i'm ali velshi, this is "real money." >> this is real money. join our live conversation for the next half hour on twitter at aj real money. close to a month in and the roll out of obamacare insurance agencies is off to a very bad start. to all those who tried and using the government's website an apologizapologycharg
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strong winds as well. i'll take you back a year. this is what it looked like when hurricane sandy was off the coast of new jersey. this is when it - about 12 to 18 hours before it made landfall here and in parts of new jersey. that particular storm - i'll go backwards. that storm was the second strongest hurricane to ever hit the united states at 65 billion worth of damage. for katrina, that was the strongest, hitting the gulf coast. back in florida it caused $46 billion damage there. we'll talk about this during the day tomorrow on the anniversary. the other big story is the snow, the rain across the west. more details on this and the warnings in effect. >> thank you. we'll talk later. drug cartels, soldiers and vigilantes opened fire. civilians run for cover. the latest on the gun battles next. nearly a near after their lives were turned upside down, some of the children who lived through hurricane sandy open up about their fears. government ha >> >> michael is here with sports. expect the unexpected in this world series. >> that's pretty much been the story line through the four games.
this morning -- one year later. a look back at the destruction and recovery after superstorm sandy. >>> bold and brazen. a little girl snatched from her bedroom in the early morning hours. how the victim's bravery likely saved her life. >>> one man proves that lightning really can strike twice. >> i was on my knees. it hit me again. >> this morning, he's telling a remarkable survival story. >>> and no fear. a man rides what could be the biggest wave ever surfed. >>> good tuesday morning, everyone. we begin a full year of recovery after the storm. >> sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard one year ago today. affecting the lives of millions of people. >> take a look at these before and after pictures. this one shows a battered road in seaside heights, new jersey. a different scene a year ago. >> and this one, one of the more iconic images, a rollercoaster in the atlantic. that ride, now gone. >> the sand filled the streets of cape may, new jersey. you can see it nearly came to the top of that street sign. >> and damaged homes, including these at ortley beach. that's where abc's tahman bradley
of a controversial state law. >>> surviving superstorm sandy. the cost to open ellis island and the new protection to prevent disaster from a similar storm. outrage over reports the nsa has been spying on being world leaders gross stronger today. president obama has he has ordered a review of the u.s. spy policies,.. >> their capacities continue to expand and develop. what they are able do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> the platest allegation involves spain. the nsa is accused of listening to 60 million phone calls. answering questions. this afternoon new complaints from president obama's own party, the head of the senate intelligence committee democrat dianne feinstein says she's totally opposed to the nsa collecting intelligence on u.s. allies. a european parliamentary delegation now talking allegations face to face. more from al jazeera shihab rattans irvnsi. the massive allegations in spain over the last few days. they did talk in general terms, anonymously, the white house is briefing the press on its side of the story when it comes to angela merkel's surveillance. the
. >> a year ar sandy -- after sandy, only 5 billion spend. meet company that says that is stupid. it took matters in its own hand, and chose the right way to hadn't a hand. >> just a few weeks to mix this health care web site. meet former office depot chief who knows tech, and knows it is not even happening, not even close, saying they should just junk it. and start over. >> the news on prices on the show that is priceless. and on the money, starting now. neil: cracking down or just crack? i am neil cavuto, the more i like at this jpmorgan chase fine, the more i believe it not fine. turning jamie dimon into velcro, and hoping all meltdown sins stick to him or him and his banking buddies but not the government who strong armed them. and now the guys who did their bidding are those getting the beating, and the only ones, no matter when you think of banks, and whether they can or should pay the huge finds, ask yourself, where are fannie's finds? how is the government lender now gets money from j.p. morgan potentially for problem is created. then there is bernie madoff. never mind that regula
the president knew about the operation. also tonight, a year after sandy, people who need help rebuilding say they are being left high and dry. >>> later look out for these two, they stepped into the shower and literally climbed out of jail. we'll update you on the remarkable escape and the ongoing manhunt. >>> first up the spying scandal and the obama care mess. on many occasions and many subjects the president has tried to project an image of hands on leadership and personal accountability. >> the buck will stop with me. the buck will stop with me. >> the buck stops with me. i'm the president. and the buck stops with me. the buck stops with me. ultimately, the buck stops with me. >> tonight, though, where precisely the buck stops is somewhat less than clear. when it comes to the nsa phone spying on angela merkel and other world leaders, the "wall street journal" reports president claims not to have known about it until last summer. another official tells us he was briefed on the details of what the nsa was doing. and late today the democrat senator, dianne feinstein, weighed in with this. a
kicked anywhere not so padded backs. how does that make these sandy victims feel? they're next. >>> everybody sitting around the table has made this a number one priority and this continues to be any number one priority. >> governor christie, governor cuomo and major bloomberg, want to praise them for their work. >> i can't thank the president enough for his personal concern, and for being here and the input be has had. >> want to thang the congressional delegation because part of the reason we can respond quickly to all this is because they helped make sure that fema financing was in place. >> fema ain't doing nothing. they go around in a circle, denied, denied. it's a joke. >> fema and secretary napolitano could not have been more helpful. >> the secretary, who has delivered the bacon -- >> home owners insurance offered me $150. what can i do with that? i need to rebuild. >> i need your attention, please. >> i'd like to thank the governor and his whole team for the great job they have done. >> they've done a phenomenal job and they have gotten new york back on its feet again.
a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and rain left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: the storm named saint jude has left a devastating mark with more than a dozen killed. the heart of london a crane buckling under the wind, collapsing. think the building below evacuated. the deputy prime minister forced to call off a news conference. hundreds of trees uprooted, blocking roads and railway tracks. the gas lines of this home exploding. the storm marched in to northern europe. tossing trucks and snarling trains in the netherlands. in germany the audubon closed. the winds reaching 120 miles an hour in denmark. the storm devastated homes and ripped down power lines leaving more than half a million people withou
hit by sandy. >> yeah, mary. one year later, the town of chrisfield is recovering from the damage sandy caused, thanks in large measure to the people who rushed in to help and who are still on the job. >> when sandy hit chrisfield, the bay worked its way into ruth fountain's bedroom. >> oh. it was water. into the bedroom, into the dresser drawers. just couldn't imagine what it was like. >> reporter: the storm surge turned the town's dock, into kindling. and ruined foundations, heating and electrical systems. >> they have been through a lot. because there were people who lost everything. there were people who have damage to their homes. that it's going to take a long time to repair. >> reporter: a nail at a time, one job after the next. from infrastructure, like a new town dock, many being built by church groups. the qualifications. >> what they need from us is some skill and a willing heart. >> the volunteers are the effort. we're able to build a new home for about $50,000. >> reporter: long-term recovery report in chrisfield is being driven by a coalition of supporter, aiding a t
. >>> one year later and superstorm sandy recovery efforts continue in the hardest hit areas on the east coast. seaside heights on the jersey shore sandy swallowed up the boardwalk and the roller coaster. countless businesses and homes were destroyed. some were without electricity for months on end. here is jessica kartalija with a look at the recovery still going on in maryland. >> reporter: the first anniversary of sandy. >> this is the highest i have seen the tide up in my lifetime. >> we went down a half hour ago. we had to turn around. >> the superstorm sandy hit the state with record breaking winds, rain and snow. >> they are very worried about is the storm surge. they are worried about water, flooding. >> reporter: 11 marylanders killed with $47 million provided in damage. >> we provided homes and build homes for people. >> reporter: one year later $19 million is going to maryland towns hit the hardest. >> the money will be coming from the federal government and it will be coming to the lower shore. the money will be distributed on the basis of need. >> it was devastating. the ent
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